Recipe by Wine Type
White wines pair harmoniously with light meals like fish, turkey and chicken. But what about serving a white wine with spicy cuisine? Try pairing a sweet Riesling with spicy food like Asian cuisine or curry. Or try a Vin Gris with spicy Mexican foods. White wine fits with many meals; try one of our suggestions!
Red wine has a number of different benefits for the body such as lowering cholesterol, protecting your heart, and controlling your blood sugar and can be very beneficial to your health if it is drank a couple of times each week. But red wine doesn’t taste so delicious with every food out there and when drinking it, it is important to match the wine with certain foods in order to get the best taste possible out of both the meal and wine.
So how to figure out what wine to pick with dessert? There are three factors to consider: acidity (an acidic wine may pair best with a fruit dish, which also has natural acidity), intensity (the more intense the flavors of a dessert, the more intense the wine), and sweetness (a dessert wine should be sweeter than the dessert itself).